7 Reasons To Invest For The Long Term
#1 It’s easy enough for anyone to do.
#2 The power of compounding is your friend.
#3 Passive investments are convenient.
#4 By staying invested, you avoid making costly mistakes.
#5 A long term view lowers your risk.
#6 A long term view gives you time to fix your investment mistakes.
#7 Your rate of return is boosted by stock dividends.
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Range of S&P 500 returns, 1926-2005